Darby Karchut, Author
Darby Karchut, Author

 

 My blogsite:

Writing Uphill


Where I talk about life, writing, and help spread the word about terrific books.

 

 

 

Latest News &  Releases

 

FINN'S CHOICE (#4) -  releases Sept. 20 from Spencer Hill Middle Grade

 

My YA series, GRIFFIN RISING, has been optioned for film rights by producer Carmella Casinelli and actor/producer Geoff Stults. There will be more details to come, but for right now, this is one happy author!

 

 Contact Me

darbykarchut@gmail.com

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My agent is Amanda Rutter at Red Sofa Literary. Contact her at:  amanda@redsofaliterary.com

 

Darby Karchut is an award-winning author, dreamer, and compulsive dawn greeter.  A native of New Mexico, she now lives in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, where she runs in blizzards and bikes in lightning storms. When not dodging death by Colorado, Darby is busy writing for children, teens, and adults.  Best thing ever: her YA series, GRIFFIN RISING, has been optioned for film.

She is represented by Amanda Rutter at Red Sofa Literary.

 

Find Darby at:    Facebook     Twitter     Writing From The Peak

 

 

The Fourth and Final Book

of

The Adventures of Finn MacCullen series:
 

FINN'S CHOICE

released September 20th
 

 

“Overall, a great choice for adventure-loving readers who prefer their battle scenes with a hefty dose of ancient weaponry, ground-fighting skills, and just a touch of magic."

               --School Library Journal

 

"This is a great middle grade adventure series with a lot of heart."

-- Kathy Martin, school librarian, Minnesota

 

"I'll be re-reading this series for many years to come, and someday, my own kids will love it as much as I do."    -- A Belle's Tales

                                                                              

                           2016 - 2017 EVENTS

2017 CCIRA Conference on Literacy - 50th Anniversary Conference

Invited Author

February 1 - 4, 2017

Marriott Denver Tech Center

Denver, CO

 

RMC-SCBWI Michelle Begley Mentor Program

Mentor

January 2017 through April 2017

 

Academy Endeavour Elementary School

5th Grade Presentation

October 2016 (dates TBD)

Colorado Springs, CO

 

Cheyenne Mountain Junior High

7th Grade Presentation

September 1 & 2, 2016

Colorado Springs, CO

 

Pinon Valley Elementary School

Young Authors Day

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Colorado Springs, CO

 

2016 Mountain of Authors

Saturday, April 23, 2016

11:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Library 21C

Colorado Springs, CO

 

Creative Magazine Radio Show

KCMJ 93.9 FM

Interview - Thursday, February 4, 2016

1:00 pm

Colorado Springs, CO

 

 

 My Publishers

 

Spencer Hill Press

The Adventures of Finn MacCullen - middle grade urban fantasy

 

Spencer Hill Press

The Stag Lord - adult urban fantasy

 

Copper Square Studios - Fiction

The Griffin series - YA urban fantasy

 

Clean Reads Books

Stone's Heart - inspirational romance

 

Copper Square Studios - NonFiction

(Non-fiction books co-authored with Wes Karchut)

Money and Teens: Savvy Money Skills

Essential Money Guidebook for Real People

 

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